| Feb 6, 2008
Of the new restaurants crowding the Vietnamese restaurant scene, this dozen represents best the delicious new era in Little Saigon and beyond.
Amazon. There's talent in the kitchen at this swankily designed lounge and hangout in an obscure location off...
| Sep 13, 2009
Like many Americans, Karin Esterhammer, a longtime copy editor for the Los Angeles Times, left her job last year to start a new chapter. She and her husband, Robin, who was also between jobs, wanted to move somewhere less expensive and open themselves...
| Jul 15, 2009
At this time of year, like many cooks, I'm obsessed with fresh herbs. But you can keep your Genovese basil, French tarragon and Italian parsley; for me the magic is in the leafy aromatics of the Vietnamese table -- red perilla, garlic chives and rice...
| Sep 8, 2009
In a dimly lighted warehouse at the end of an alleyway in Orange County's Little Saigon, five reporters sat side by side on mismatched chairs, talking on telephones and typing away on their keyboards. There was no air conditioning, and two large fans...
| Mar 9, 2009
Ann Bryan Mariano, who was one of the first female combat correspondents covering the Vietnam War and who sued the Pentagon to keep her publication on military-base newsstands, died Feb. 25 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Belmont Manor...
| Sep 27, 1989
MOC BAI, Vietnam -- The Vietnamese army completed what it called its final troop withdrawal from Cambodia on Tuesday, ending nearly 11 years of military involvement there and leaving Vietnam at peace for the first time in more than three decades.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Hayley Votolato's first trip to Vietnam was drawing to a close.
She turned around for a final glimpse and there stood the children, tears coursing down their cheeks.
Six years have passed, but it is this sight that comes to mind when the Texas...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:16 AM
There is a certain amount of whimsy attached to Stache, the speakeasy-style nightspot having its grand opening Saturday night in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Himmarshee District, but its intentions are quite serious.
Befitting the secretiveness of...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The men had just finished their thick steaks and were starting to smoke cigars while artichoke hearts warmed on the grill. A plate of mooncakes awaited them nearby.
On a sunny afternoon in the backyard of his home in the hills of Orange, Van Tran...
| Jul 18, 2013
802 W. Randolph St. 312-929-2555
Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start
There's a little story behind how chef Matt Eversman came to name his southeast Asian-inspired restaurant Oon. Though it's pronounced like "soon" without the "s,"...
| Jul 11, 2013
The Elmwood section of West Hartford is the area's citadel of asian cuisine. It makes complete sense, with the A Dong Supermarket carrying every regional specialty under the sun.
Pho Saigon on New Britain Ave. is a short walk around the corner from A...